(Munich, Germany--February 25, 2013) At the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles, films making use of ARRI equipment have taken away many of the big prizes.
took home Best Picture honors as well as Editing and Adapted Screenplay, while Life of Pi
was awarded Best Director, Cinematography and VFX Oscars®. ARGO used a hybrid of film and digital, capturing with ARRICAM, ARRIFLEX 435, 235 and ALEXA; the lighting package was provided by Illumination Dynamics. LIFE OF PI was captured in stereoscopic on multiple ALEXAs with ARRI/ZEISS Master Primes using Cameron Pace 3D rigs.
This marks the second year in a row the cinematography and visual effects Academy Awards have gone to productions captured on ALEXA.
also shot on ALEXA, won the Best Foreign Film category. Les Miserables
which won multiple awards including Best Supporting Actress for Anne Hathaway, utilized 35mm ARRICAMs, ARRI/ZEISS Master Primes and Ultra Primes supplied by ARRI Media. The lighting package provided by ARRI Lighting Rental in London.
Out of nine Best Picture nominees for the Academy Awards this year, seven were shot using ARRI cameras. Four out of five films nominated for Best Director were shot with ARRI: Amour
(director Michael Haneke), Beasts of the Southern Wild
(Benh Zeitlin), Life of Pi
(Ang Lee) and Silver Linings Playbook
(David O. Russell).
ARRI is proud to support the visions of so many cinematic storytellers and congratulates the winners.
ARGO Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers
ARRICAM, ARRIFLEX 435, 235 & ALEXA
Ang Lee, LIFE OF PI
ALEXA and ARRI/Zeiss Master Prime Lenses
Daniel Day-Lewis, LINCOLN
Jennifer Lawrence, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK
ARRICAMS and ARRI/Zeiss Master Primes
Best Supporting Actor
Christoph Waltz, DJANGO UNCHAINED
Best Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, LES MISERABLES
ARRICAM, ARRI/Zeiss Master Primes, Ultra Primes
ARGO, written by Chris Terrio
DJANGO UNCHAINED, written by Quentin Tarantino
BRAVE, Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman
Foreign Language Film
SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN, Malik Bendjelloul And Simon Chinn
LIFE OF PI, Claudio Miranda, ASC
Anna Karenina, Jacqueline Durran
ARGO, William Goldenberg
Makeup And Hairstyling
LES MISERABLES, Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell
LINCOLN, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins
LIFE OF PI, Mychael Danna
Sound Editing (tie)
SKYFALL (tie), Per Hallberg And Karen Baker Landers
ALEXA Studio, ALEXA Plus, ALEXA M, ARRI/Zeiss Master Prime Lenses
ZERO DARK THIRTY (tie), Paul N. J. Ottosson
ALEXA Plus And ALEXA M
LES MISERABLES, Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson And Simon Hayes
"Skyfall," SKYFALL music and lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
LIFE OF PI, Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-jan De Boer And Donald R. Elliott
PAPERMAN, John Kahrs
Live Action Short
CURFEW, Shawn Christensen
INOCENTE, Sean Fine And Andrea Nix Fin
With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, Arnold and Richter Cine Technik (A&R) was founded in 1917 and is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. The ARRI Group comprises a global network of subsidiaries, agents and representatives that covers all aspects of the film industry: design, engineering, production, equipment rental, turnkey lighting solutions, post production, film and sound laboratory services, and visual effects. Manufactured products include the groundbreaking ALEXA digital camera system, film cameras, professional camera accessories, cutting edge LED lighting and DI solutions such as the ARRISCAN and archive tools. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their technical contributions with 18 Scientific and Engineering Awards.
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